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Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

800 Block Main Street

 
 
800 Block Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
November 25, 2017
1. 800 Block Main Street Marker
Inscription.
Owl Drugs, Sherwin Williams Paints, Buddy's Bakery, Dance Studio, Co-op Offices and E.B. Rogers' Grocery Market have all occupied the commercial buildings on the eastern corner of the street. 822 Main Street was the residence of J.E. Kenny, earlier president of the Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in Ruston, Louisiana. In 1916 the Methodist Episcopal Church relocated to the 800 block. It was known as the little white church house and retained the pews and stained glass windows from the original church. Commercial buildings now stand on the site, including Carolyn Boyce Burkhalters Craft Shop and Lawrence's Bait Shop.
 
Erected by City of Pineville.
 
Location. 31° 19.413′ N, 92° 25.988′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 165) north of East Shamrock Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 826 Main Street, Pineville LA 71360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 835 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 900 Block of Main Street
800 Block Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, November 25, 2017
2. 800 Block Main Street Marker
(about 600 feet away); Intersection of Main and Reagan streets (about 700 feet away); Alexandria National Cemetery (about 700 feet away); 700 Block Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1000 Block Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1101 Main Street (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2018.
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